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NASA astronauts replace the current Nickel-Hydrogen batteries

NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Bob Behnken performed a spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS) to replace the current nickel-hydrogen batteries on one of two power channels on the starboard truss with new lithium-ion batteries. The walk in space is expected to last about seven hours. A new spacewalk, that is to be held in 5 days, will be...

Moscow says there is no Military Solution to Libya Conflict

At a press conference, held after talks with the foreign ministers of India and China, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the crisis in Libya could not be solved militarily. Over the past few years, the supremacy of any of Libya's sides could only be temporary, the situation on the ground was changing all the time, and the attacking...

China is now Capable of Dropping the US Dollar

As trade and political tensions escalate between China and the US, there are increasing calls in China to reduce dependence on the dollar. Washington is threatening to impose secondary sanctions on Chinese financial institutions servicing people on the US sanctions list and considering de-listing Chinese companies from US exchanges. Meanwhile, China has been providing for the growth in demand for the...

Bulgaria and Croatia ready to join the European Central Banking Union

Seemingly ready to ignore the lessons of the last decade’s Euro-zone crisis which ravaged many of their neighbors, aspiring Eurozone members Croatia and Bulgaria were approved on July 10 to join the EU’s Exchange Rate Mechanism II (ERM II). On July 10, Euro-zone finance ministers and the European Central Bank (ECB), formally ratified the next step for the two countries...

Venezuela confiscates General Motors Plant

The Sino-Venezuelan agreement by which the Chinese state petrochemical company Sinopec will invest 14,000 million dollars to achieve daily oil production of 200,000 barrels per day of crude in the Orinoco Oil Belt. Considered the most abundant oil field in the world, this would be a missile on the waterline of the US global geopolitics (whose unequivocal objective would be...

Shell to exit LNG Project in former colony Indonesia

Shell is seeking to sell its minority stake in a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Indonesia, hoping to get US$1 billion for its 35% interest in the US$15-billion project, quoting banking and industry sources. LNG is a core business for Shell, which is the world’s top trader of the super-chilled fuel. LNG was a key contributor to Shell’s better-than-expected...

Somalia hands Fishing Licenses to China

At a time when local fishermen in Somalia are struggling to compete with foreign vessels that are depleting fishing stocks, the government has granted 31 fishing licenses to China. Since assuming power last year, this is the first time that Somali president, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has given fishing rights to foreigners, news site BBC reports. Under the new development, the China...

Putin to visit Crimea for Ceremony of Russian Warships

Russian President Vladimir Putin will arrive in Kerch on July 16 for a keel laying ceremony for new Russian Navy warships, announced Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov. Peskov said that the ceremony will be held at the Crimean shipyard Zaliv (Gulf) where Putin will also meet with the employees, working to build the new innovated warships. On the same day, the...

Libyan Parliament gives Green Light to Egyptian Army to Intervene in Libyan Conflict

The eastern-based Libyan parliament, which supports the Libyan National Army (LNA), has given go-ahead to the Egyptian armed forces to intervene in the Libyan conflict. In early June, Egypt put forward the Cairo peace initiative, outlining a path for a political settlement in Libya and calling for warring parties to cease fire since 8 June, 2020. The proposal was welcomed by...

China Sanctions US Officials, including Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz

China has introduced sanctions against a number of US officials and entities, including Republican Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, thereby retaliating against Washington's move to introduce sanctions targeting senior Chinese officials. Other officials targeted by the restrictions are Sam Brownback, US Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, and Representative Chris Smith. Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz are Sephardi Jews. In fact,...

NATO partner Turkey demands Libyan Army withdrawal from oil port Sirte

The Turkish Foreign Ministry said that the Libyan UN Government of National Accord (GNA) does not accept a ceasefire in the country, unless the Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, withdraws from Sirte and Al-Jafra. GNA and NATO partner Turkey are determined to continue operations (against Haftar’s forces) unless Haftar withdraws from the coastal city of...

How the Russian Navy Protected America in the Civil War

Strange things happen in civil wars: During the Russian Civil War in 1919, 13,000 U.S. troops were dispatched by President Woodrow Wilson to occupy the cities of Archangelsk in the Arctic and Vladivostok on the Pacific side. Half a century earlier, thousands of Imperial Russian Navy sailors and their officers flooded the cities of San Francisco and New York. But...

Wuhan Lab defectors Cooperating with Western Intel to prove China’s role in COVID-19

The former Trump campaign PR manager Steve Bannon suggested the western world is actively building a case against Beijing, attempting to prove that the novel virus "leaked from a Wuhan virus lab. Staffers from the Wuhan laboratory, which has now taken center stage in the debate about the origins of the Corona-virus pandemic, "defected" and landed in the claws of...

Intellectuelen op de Caribische Eilanden sturen Open Brief naar de Politici in Den Haag

De vijftig intellectuelen van de Caribische eilanden hebben in hun Open Brief aan de Nederlandse Regering een unieke kans genomen om de regering in Den Haag ter verantwoording te roepen. Den Haag moet de lokale regeringen realiteitsbesef afdwingen om daadkracht te laten leveren, of in ieder geval de regeringen daar opdracht toe te geven. Met vooral aandacht voor waar de geldstromen (winsten)...

North Korea warns Britain to stop blindly following Washington lead

North Korea has warned the UK will pay a price for its “despicable political scheme” to impose sanctions on its government ministries, and recommends London stops “blindly” following Washington’s lead. The UK, a puppet of the USA, committed a provocation,” by imposing sanctions, saying they were prompted by “fabrications provided by the ‘defector’ scum.” London announced sanctions against Pyongyang’s Ministries of...

UN adopts Resolution for Cross-Border Aid Deliveries to Syria

The UN Security Council (UNSC) has adopted a resolution to extend the work of one Syria-Turkey cross-border point for one year in order to ensure humanitarian aid deliveries to Syria. The previous UN mandates for the Bab al-Hawa and Bab al-Salam crossings from Turkey expired. If the USA would voted against it then it's obviously better for Syria. Belgium and Germany...

China and Iran seal the Cooperation Deal

In recent weeks, Iran and China have been hammering out the details of a potentially momentous cooperation deal meant to span the next quarter-century and chart a future disconnected from the USA. Under the terms of a draft viewed by Asia Times, China will invest tens of billions of US dollars in Iran as part of Beijing’s ambitious Road and...

Guaido’s transgender UK representative threatens Caracas with FBI Investigation

Juan Guaido's transgender UK "ambassador" claims that she is working with the FBI in an investigation exposing a “transnational criminal network” of journalists and outlets, including Venezuelanalysis. Vanessa Neumann, the U.K. ambassador of self-declared President of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, uses the Twitter account of her communications firm, Asymmetrica, for her evil propaganda lies. Neumann said that the four sources were involved in...

Global Child Supermarket Exposed in Portugal

European and international elite politicians, judges, and celebrities are pedophiles who buy children from a “child supermarket” disguised as an orphanage in Portugal, according to a former caretaker of the orphanage. The caretaker, has come forward to expose the sickening practices of the Casa Pia (House of the Pious) and claims to have witnessed children being “delivered” to high-level politicians and...

In 2018 Russia revealed the Buk missile ID number that downed flight MH-17

The Russian Defense Minister unveiled the “smoking gun” able to solve the mystery surrounding Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17, shot down on July 17, 2014 over the Donetsk Oblast, a province in eastern Ukraine. The “breakthrough” seems to have come from a JIT briefing in 2018, which produced fragments of the engine and nozzle of the 9M38 missile, launched by a...

US Bombers cruising over Norway and Sweden

US bombers have been flying over Scandinavia to intimidate Russian defense system. But now routes also include countries previously seen as neutral, such as Sweden, which are increasingly sucked into cooperation with the NATO. US military activity is now being rolled out more rapidly than the Russians', with US bombers and warplanes increasingly frequently cruising @ higher latitudes. US bombers used...

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